Hospitals, critical access hospitals and eligible professionals who did not achieve meaningful use in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program for the 2015 reporting period can apply through July 1 for a hardship exception from the 2017 payment adjustment. CAHs that have already submitted a form for 2015 are not required to resubmit. For instructions and applications, visit www.cms.gov.

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